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James Bradshaw Mintener, American Lawyer. Bar: Minnesota 1930. Recipient Jewish war veterans human relations award B'nai B'rith, national Junior Chamber of Commerce good government award Minneapolis Junior Chamber of Commerce; outstanding achievement award University Minnesota.


Mintener, James Bradshaw was born on July 6, 1902 in Trempealeau, Wisconsin, United States. Son of John William and Anna Balfour (Bradshaw) Mintener.


AB, Yale University, 1923;student, University of Oxford, England, 1923-1926;student, Harvard Law School, 1926-1927;Juris Doctor, University of Minnesota, 1929;Doctor of Laws, Macalester CollegeDoctor of Laws, West Virginia Wesleyan UniversityDoctor of Laws, Gallaudet CollegeDoctor Public Svc., Ohio Wesleyan University.


With firm, Cobb, Hoke, Benson, Krause & Faegre, Minneapolis, 1929-1933;instructor, Minnesota College Law, 1929-1935;associate, Pillsbury Mills Inc. and predecessor companies, 1933-1988;assistant general counsel, Pillsbury Flour Mills. Company, Minneapolis, 1933-1946;assistant secretary, Pillsbury Flour Mills. Company, Minneapolis, 1935-1946;vice-president and general counsel, Pillsbury Flour Mills.

Company, Minneapolis, 1946-1954;assistant secretary, Department of Health, Education and Welfare, 1954;senior partner, Mintener and Mitchell, 1962-1975. Consultant Chocolate Manufacturers United States, American Cocoa Research Institute. General counsel Parenteral Drug association.

Former Washington counsel Government of United States.V.I. Board directors Group Hospitalization Inc., Washington. Past vice chairman, honorary member board of trustees American U.

Past pres, honorary member board of trustees Wesley Theological Seminary. Vice chairman of the board of trustees Gallaudet College. Trustee, Executive Committee, vice president Sibley Memorial Hospital.

Associate trustee Hamline U. Board doctorandus member executive committee Consortium of Universities, Washington. Board directors Wesley Foundation, George Washington University.

Board directors, honorary member Executive Committee Wolf Trap Foundation, Washington. Chairman, member exec.com., honorary vice president Methodist Board Publication. Member Folke Bernadotte Memorial Foundation, Gustavus Adolphus College, St. Peter, Minnesota.


  • Bar: Minnesota 1930.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor Christian Century.


Member several civic groups on education, youth, government, human relations. Active in youth groups local, state, national race relations groups, related activities. President, treasurer, executive committee District of Columbia Hospital Council.

Member President's Commission on Registration and Voting. Member 2d citizens advisory committee Food and Drug Administration. Member Surgeon General's Adv.Coun.

Hospital Research Facilities. Lay delegate World Methodist Conference, Methodist General and Jurisdictional Conference. Member board Methodist World Council, Methodist Commission to Study Ministry.

Member many commercial and professional associations and organizations, executive of several, including English Speaking Union (executive committee national council, president Washington branch), Chevy Chase Club, Capitol Hill Club, Cosmos Club (past director, chairman admissions and program committee), Metropolitan Club, Palaver Club (Washington).


Married Eleanor Van Gilder White, March 3, 1934. Children: Anne Randolph Heegard, James Bradshaw, Susan Perine Northrop.

John William Mintener

Anna Balfour (Bradshaw) Mintener

Eleanor Van Gilder White

Anne Randolph Heegard Mintener

James Bradshaw Mintener

Susan Perine Northrop Mintener